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Seniors' Special Russia

Countries1
Cities2
Days7

Seniors... Its time to visit world's largest country! Russia is adorned with historical cities, iconic public squares, picturesque landscapes and a vibrant culture of artists & revolutionaries. Explore cities of St. Petersburg & Moscow and be amazed by the onion-shaped colorful domes of the country.

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Destinations

Moscow, Russia (1N)
St Petersburg, Russia (3N)
Moscow, Russia (2N)

Travel Highlights

Travel Itinerary

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Detailed Itinerary
Brief Itinerary
Day 1
Moscow (1 Night)

Seniors' Special Russia Tour (Mumbai to Mumbai) guests will report at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport-respective airline terminal, four hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time. After collecting the snacks hamper from Veena World Airport Representative and completing check in formalities, guests along with Veena World Tour Manager will travel to Moscow – capital of Russia where the past and the future live side by side. Here we will find everything from medieval fortresses and Soviet monoliths to glass skyscrapers and innovation centres. Joining & Leaving (J&L) Tour guests will directly join at Moscow Airport as per the scheduled group flight arrival time. J&L Tour guests who have already reached Russia can meet the scheduled group as per the guidelines given by Veena World Tour Manager. Upon arrival, Veena World Tour Manager will guide all guests for airport formalities and proceed to the city. In the evening we enjoy the Great Russian Circus and admire the magnificent aerial performance of the acrobats.

Highlights
  • Enjoy the Great Russian Circus
Night Stay in Moscow
Dinner

Day 2
Moscow – St. Petersburg (3 Nights)

Today we visit Tretyakov State Gallery – home to one of the largest collections of Russian art in the world. The gallery was founded in 1856 by Moscow merchant Pavel Tretyakov. The gallery traces the development of Russian painting from the 11th century till the beginning of the 20th century and features some of the most notable Russian artists. Today, this national repository of art contains over 170,000 pieces, including notable works by Repin, Kandinsky, and Malevich. Later we travel by train to St. Petersburg - a Russian port city on the Baltic Sea and was the imperial capital for 2 centuries, having been founded by Peter the Great.

Highlights
  • Tretyakov State Gallery
Night Stay in St Petersburg
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Tea/Coffee during Moscow to St. Petersburg train journey

Day 3
St. Petersburg

Today we visit St. Isaac’s Cathedral - largest orthodox basilica in the world, with stunning Russian-Byzantine architecture and a fully gold plated dome. It serves as both a cathedral and museum today, Hermitage Museum - one of the largest artistic and cultural and historical museums in Russia and one of the largest in the world, with a collection of over 3 million items, Peter and Paul Fortress – Officially labelled as a ‘Museum of the History of the City’, is a unique fortification monument of XVIII-XIX centuries located on the small Hare island in the Neva River mouth, later we take a photo stop Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood – also known as the Church of the Resurrection. It was built in memory of Alexander II who was assassinated in 1881 and is famous for its onion-shaped domes and colourful exterior, Statue of Peter the Great - known as the Bronze Horseman, is a tribute to the founder of St. Petersburg, followed by some free time for shopping. In the evening we enjoy a glittering performance of the classical ballet at Russian Ballet show.

Highlights
  • Visit St. Issacs Cathedral
  • Visit Hermitage Museum
  • Explore Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Photo stop at Church of the Saviour
  • Enjoy Russian Ballet show
Night Stay in St Petersburg
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Soft drink at Hermitage museum

Day 4
St. Petersburg

Today we enjoy the scenic Neva River Boat Ride – we get to see top St Petersburg attractions that flank the Neva’s waters. Later we visit the Catherine Palace - a spectacular palace which was the summer residence of the tsars. In the evening we enjoy the Russian Folklore show – an exciting showcase of traditional Russian dance and song.

Highlights
  • Enjoy the scenic Neva River Boat Ride
  • Visit the Catherine Palace
  • Enjoy the Russian Folklore show
Night Stay in St Petersburg
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Tea/Coffee during city tour

Day 5
St. Petersburg – Moscow (2 Nights)

Today we proceed by train to Moscow – capital of Russia, it has been ranked as the ninth most expensive city in the world by Mercer, according to Forbes 2013.

Night Stay in Moscow
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6
Moscow

Today we visit Red Square - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Followed by a photo stop at St. Basil's Cathedral – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an Orthodox church on the Red Square and Lenin’s Tomb – also known as Lenin's Mausoleum, is a mausoleum that currently serves as the resting place of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. Later we explore Moscow city, we see Kremlin Walls - a defensive wall that surrounds the Moscow Kremlin, recognisable by the characteristic notches and its Kremlin towers, Tzar's Bell – also known as the Royal Bell, is the largest bell in the world. The bronze bell is estimated to weigh between 200 and 216 tons, Tzar's Cannon – a large early modern period artillery piece on display on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin, Cathedral Square – also known as Sobornaya Square is the central square of the Moscow Kremlin where all of its streets used to converge in the 15th century, Bolshoi Theatre - a historic theatre, Palace of Congresses - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is known as the State Kremlin Palace, Armory Chamber of the Russian Tzar and then we go on a small journey by metro train to see three marvellous railway stations of Moscow.

Highlights
  • Visit Red Square
  • Photo stop at St. Basil's Cathedral and Lenin's Tomb
  • Enjoy the city orientation tour of Moscow
Night Stay in Moscow
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Soft drink at Red Square

Day 7
Moscow – Departure to hometown

It’s time now to say goodbye! Seniors' Special Russia Tour (Mumbai to Mumbai) guests will proceed to Moscow Airport as per the scheduled group flight departure time. After completing airport formalities, Seniors' Special Russia Tour guests will travel back to Mumbai with Veena World Tour Manager. Joining & Leaving (J&L) Tour guests can be dropped at Moscow Airport along with scheduled group or they can have their own arrangements made for the return journey back home. Seniors' Special Russia Tour concludes with mixed feelings! Happy to have made so many good friends, visited beautiful places and collected joyful memories to be cherished for a lifetime. We leave with a heavy heart as the golden days of the Tour come to an end. Let’s stay in touch with each other through email, phone, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and meet again on more such wonderful tours. Veena World wishes all guests a very happy, healthy and wonderful life ahead.

Highlights
  • Visit Tretyakov State Gallery
Breakfast

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Tour Information

Inclusions
  • To and fro economy class air travel for ‘Mumbai to Mumbai Tour’ guests as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airfare, Airport taxes and Visa Fees
  • Baggage Allowance as per the airline policy
  • Tour Manager Services throughout the tour
  • Travel by comfortable A/C coach as per the tour itinerary
  • Entrance fees of all sightseeing places to be visited from inside
  • Accommodation in comfortable and convenient hotels on twin sharing basis
  • All Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (set menu) as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Tips – Guide, Driver & Restaurants
  • Cost of internal airfare as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Complimentary insurance up to 59 years of age
Exclusions
  • Govt Tax of 5.00% over and above the Tour Cost mentioned
  • Any increase in Airfare, Visa fees, Airport taxes, Govt Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and any applicability of new taxes from Govt
  • Any up gradation in Airline class or hotel room category
  • Cost of Air ticket deviation charges
  • Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangements which may come in to effect prior to departure
  • Cost of pre or post tour hotel accommodation
  • Any extra expense such as route change, Airline change, Date change, Accommodation facilities, etc incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeuere circumstances during the tour
  • Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, mineral water, items of personal nature and food or drink which is not part of a set group menu
  • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of an individual due to illness, accident, hospitalisation, or any personal emergency
  • Any services or activity charges other than those included in the group tour itinerary
  • To and fro Air fare, Airport transfers, visa fees to join/leave the group and Airport snack hamper for joining and leaving guests
  • Anything specifically not mentioned in the ‘tour price includes’ column
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation received no. of days prior to departure Cancellation fee applicable on Net Tour Price (per person)
D-0 to 5 100%
D-6 to 15 75%
D-16 to 30 75%
D-31 to 45 50%
D-46 to 60 30%
D-61 to 90 20%
D-91 to 120 15%
D-121 to 900 10%
Weather
Transport
Air Travel:
  • Mumbai - Moscow // Moscow- Mumbai We use combination of Airlines like Etihad Airlines / Qatar Airways etc.
Coach Travel:
  • A/C coach - Seating capacity depends upon group size
Travel Documents & Requirements
  • Original passport with minimum 6 months validity from the date of tour arrival along with sufficient blank pages for the stamping of visa
  • A valid Tourist Visa for the duration of the tour
  • For all Schengen countries passport validity should not exceed more than 10 years
  • Handwritten passport is not acceptable
Things handed over at the Airport by Veena World
Travel Documents
  • Air Ticket
  • Passport pouch & Passport
  • Travel Insurance
Complimentary Items
  • Snack Hamper
  • Universal Adaptor
  • Poncho
Visa Process

Link to Visa Documents: Russia : https://bit.ly/2KjpvfF

Payment Terms

Payments can be made by Cheque, Demand Draft, NEFT, RTGS or IMPS. Cheque/Demand Draft should be in favour of "Veena Patil Hospitality Pvt Ltd"

Remarks
  • All meals are provided by Veena World in case the flight reaches the stipulated destination early morning or leaves destination late in the evening.
  • Standard Check-in and check-out time of International hotels is usually 1500hrs and 1200hrs respectively.
  • Guests may please note that for Domestic flights or internal flights from one city to another city on international tours, the baggage allowance will be as per the respective airline baggage policy and weight regulations. Guests are requested to pack their belongings and carry luggage in accordance to the respective airlines baggage allowance. Excess baggage (if any) will be chargeable as per the airline policy and the same has to be borne by the guest.

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